Board Members

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Hagen Tautari

Chairman of the Board

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Toni Welch

Board Member

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Denise Kingi

Board Member

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Hinemoerangi Ngatai Tangirua

Board Member

Senior Leadership Team

Dr Nicole Coupe - Chief Executive

Dr Nicole Coupe

Pouwhakahaere Mātua

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Ngahina Legros

Kaiwhakahaere

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Cheryle Drawbridge

Kaiwhakahaere

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Tanya Parsonson

Kaihautu Whakaputanga Kounga

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Allies Evans

Operations Manager

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Louis Pouaka

Kaumatua

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Whero Coupe

Chief Executive Dog

Pouwhakamanawa

Anthonni Hall
Anthonni Hall

Marketing Administrator & Whānau Coordinator for Te Waka Tamariki for Kirikiriroa Family Services Trust Teachers, coaches & parents play vital and key roles in people’s lives. From an early age, I have always admired this role as I apply this passion through educating and coaching various individuals, families, students, groups, and sporting teams.

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Dee.J. Nonoa
Dee.J. Nonoa

Administration for Kirikiriroa Family Services Trust

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Erina Stockman
Erina Stockman

Kaiāwhina for Te Haumirimiri Ngākau Mokopuna

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Jayden Abraham
Jayden Abraham

Kaiāwhina/ Support Coordinator for Te Waka Tamariki Ko Tainui tōku waka Ko Taupiri tōku maunga Ko Waikato tōku awa He piko, he taniwha, waikato taniwharau Ko Waikato, me Ngāpuhi ōku iwi Ko Ngāti Mahuta me Ngāti Patupo ōku hapū Ko Tūrangawaewae tōku marae. I te taha o tōku papa no Mangamuka ahau. I te taha o tōku māmā, no Ngaruawahia ahau Ko Jayden Abraham tōku ingoa He Kaiawhina ahau ki Te Waka Tamariki

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Ko Hinetau Trueman
Ko Hinetau Trueman

Pauārahi for Te Haumirimiri Ngākau Mokopuna

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Sherin Johny
Sherin Johny

Kaiwhakahaere Tono/ Referral Coordinator for Kirikiriroa Family Services Trust

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Te Waka Tamariki

Anthonni Hall
Anthonni Hall

Whānau Coordinator for Te Waka Tamariki & Marketing Administrator for Kirikiriroa Family Services Trust Teachers, coaches & parents play vital and key roles in people’s lives. From an early age, I have always admired this role as I apply this passion through educating and coaching various individuals, families, students, groups, and sporting teams.

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Bessie Rangitaawa
Bessie Rangitaawa

Whānau Coordinator for Te Waka Tamariki

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Bobbie-Ann Gamble
Bobbie-Ann Gamble

Whānau Coordinator for Te Waka Tamariki & Whānau for Ngā Hua Whakatupuranga Ko Te Weraiti Te Maunga Ko Waihou Te Awa Ko Tainui Te Waka Ko Ngati Hinerangi Te Iwi Ko Ngati Tawhaki Te Marae No Kirikiriroa ahau Ko Layne Tooku Whaanau Ko Bobbie-Ann Gamble Tooku Ingoa No reira tena koutou katoa

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Manui Tuakura
Manui Tuakura

Whānau Coordinator for Te Waka Tamariki & Tamariki Advocate for Ngā Hua Whakatupuranga Kia ora whanau, ko Manui taku ingoa. I am a whanau coordinator for Te Waka Tamariki & Child Advocate for ISR. I originate from Aitutaki & Rarotonga, born in New Zealand. My work with Kirikiriroa Family Services Trust has been for a period of over 15 years. I have seven children and 8 mokopuna of whom I love dearly. I feel it is an honour and a privilege to work with the families we service in Kirikiriroa.

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Mica Paewai
Mica Paewai

Whānau Coordinator for Te Waka Tamariki Kia ora whaanau, my name is Mica Paewai and I am a Whānau Coordinator for Te Waka Tamariki. I was born and raised in Auckland and lived in Sydney, Australia for a few years, but now call Kirikiriroa home. I am a strongly family-oriented person and am very fortunate to be able to support other whaanau, walking alongside them to achieve their goals and provide support for their Tamariki to thrive.

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TeWaiata Ngaru-Waho
TeWaiata Ngaru-Waho

Team Leader for Te Waka Tamariki Tena koutou katoa, Ko Tewaiata Ngaru-Waho ahau I am a registered social worker with three roles, Team Leader (Te Waka Tamariki) Whanau Support Worker (Integrated Safety Response Team) & Tamariki Co-ordinator (Nga Hua Whakatupuranga) Supporting whanau in the community to achieve their goals is empowerment, to journey through life with whanau is priceless. Serene place of paradise - by the sea singing in one accord with my guitar – my balance & saving grace.

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Vicki Albert
Vicki Albert

Whānau Coordinator for Te Waka Tamariki Tena Koe e hoa Pepeha: Kei te taha o Toku Papa Ko Ngatokimatawhaorua te waka Ko Maunga Taniwha te maunga Ko Tapapa te awa Ko Nga Uri o te Aho te Hapu Ko Ngapuhi te iwi Ko Mangamuka te marae Ko Vicki Albert Tenei I am a Whanau Coordinator for Te Waka Tamariki My interests: Indoor Netball, Gardening, walks and spending quality time with my whanau. Background Qualifications: Early Childhood and Social Work

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Vicki Pakinga
Vicki Pakinga

Whānau Coordinator for Te Waka Tamariki

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Te Korowai Tauawhi

Aaria Barlow
Aaria Barlow

Whānau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start

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Anikha Shepherd
Anikha Shepherd

Whānau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start “Kia Ora my names Anikha Shepherd AKA Smiley. I was born in Waitara but raised in Hamilton I recently completed a bachelor’s degree in social work at wintec and I am a whanau worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi- Family Start. I spend my free time opshopping and spending time with my whanau and cats. I’m passionate about helping whanau reach their potential.”

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Christine Brunt
Christine Brunt

Team Leader for Te Korowai Tauawhi Ko Christine Vailima Brunt-Hawea ahau I am a registered Social Worker, Team Leader and currently completing the Post-Graduate Professional Supervision course at WINTEC. I am passionate about whanau having a voice in their journey. Manaakitanga – I believe this Kaupapa guides us in how we should interact with our whanau. It is the expression of aroha, generosity, kindness, respect, support and care.

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Dianne Johnson
Dianne Johnson

Senior Practioner for Te Korowai Tauawhi Ko Tamakaiuru ki te Rangi Ko Rereahu ki te Whenua Mai Rangitoto ki Tuhua. Tuhua te maunga Mokau ki runga te awa Tainui te waka Rereahu te tangata Raukawa, Rereahu te iwi Te Ihingarangi te Haapu Rereahu, Miringa te Kakara, Te Ihingarangi nga marae. Ko Dianne Johnson ahau.

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Elizabeth Norris
Elizabeth Norris

Whānau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start

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Emah Hetet
Emah Hetet

Kaiako & Whānau Worker for Whakatoo Te Kaakano & Te Korowai Tauawhi

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Georgina Mulipola
Georgina Mulipola

Whānau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start

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Jade Waitere
Jade Waitere

Kaiako & Whānau Worker for Whakatoo Te Kaakano & Te Korowai Tauawhi Mauri ora e te whānau Ko Te Mihimarino me Hikurangi ngā maunga, Ko Waipapa me Waiapu ngā awa, Ko Mataatua me Horouta ngā waka, Ko Pāhāõa me Iri Te Kura ngā marae, Ko Te Whānau a Kahurautao me Te Whānau a Iritekura ngā hapu. Ko Kaupuke Waitere toku hoa rangatira, he uri ia no Ngāti Te Wehi, Waikato, Kai Tahu me Rongowhakataa. E rua a maua tamariki. Ko Te Ritihia te mataamua, Ko Te Whetū Mātaiata te potiki.

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Jane Blanch
Jane Blanch

Whānau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start Kia ora whanau. My name is Jane Blanch & I am a Whanau Coordinator for Te Korowai Tauawhi/Family Start. I have a Bch in Teaching & Learning - ECE and a Diploma in Early Intervention. My work experience includes all aspects of early childhood education, early intervention, hospital play programmes and education development work in developing countries. I have lived and worked extensively overseas and love travel and experiencing new cultures.

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Jaehyuk Lee
Jaehyuk Lee

Whānau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start Kia Ora Whanau, my name is Jaehyuk Lee from Seoul, South Korea. I have been living in Kirikiriroa since 2007. I am a Whanau Support worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi (KFST). I love long power walk with my wife. My passion is all about supporting whanau in need.

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Kellie Brice
Kellie Brice

Whānau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start Kia ora whānau, My name is Kellie Brice and I am a Whᾱnau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi / Family Start. I am a Registered Early Childhood Education Teacher and I am a Mᾱmᾱ to a free-spirited 3 year old. I am very passionate about Child Development and endeavour to give our Tamariki the best foundation to their lifelong learning journey that we can. I thoroughly enjoy working alongside Parents and Caregivers to fulfil their goals.

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Kopania Wehi
Kopania Wehi

Whānau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start

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Lamberta Diego
Lamberta Diego

Whānau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start

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Merlyn R. Espejo
Merlyn R. Espejo

Whānau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start

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Natalie Barlow
Natalie Barlow

Team Leader for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start

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Stacey Jamieson-Boyle
Stacey Jamieson-Boyle

Senior Practioner for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start

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Ane Takapu
Ane Takapu

Whānau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start

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Tewaiata Kahui
Tewaiata Kahui

Whānau Worker for Te Korowai Tauawhi - Family Start I whanau mai au no Te Puaha o Waikato, engari i tipu ake au no Otorohanga Ko Tainui te Waka Ko Taupiri, ko Kakepuku ngaa Maunga Ko Waikato, ko Mangapu ngaa Awa Ko Waikato, ko Ngaati Maniapoto ngaa Iwi Ko Te Awamaraahi, ko Tauranganui, Ko Rereamanu ngaa Marae Toko ono ngaa tamariki Toko whitu ngaa mokopuna

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Te Haumirimiri Ngākau Mokopuna

Daryl Abaño
Daryl Abaño

Whānau Coordinator for Te Haumirimiri Ngākau Mokopuna

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Doncur Walton
Doncur Walton

Team Leader for Te Haumirimiri Ngākau Mokopuna

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Frances Deane
Frances Deane

Whānau Coordinator for Te Haumirimiri Ngākau Mokopuna

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Jan Taylor
Jan Taylor

Team Leader for Te Haumirimiri Ngākau Mokopuna

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Jasmine Marsh
Jasmine Marsh

Senior Practioner for Te Haumirimiri Ngākau Mokopuna

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Nathan Taiapa
Nathan Taiapa

Whānau Coordinator for Te Haumirimiri Ngākau Mokopuna

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Robyn Ngakai
Robyn Ngakai

Whānau Coordinator for Te Haumirimiri Ngākau Mokopuna

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Kāinga Rua

Rebecca Goodhew
Rebecca Goodhew

Team Leader for Kāinga Rua

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Andrena Stockman
Andrena Stockman

Support Worker (Kaitiaki) for Kāinga Rua

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Louis Pouaka
Louis Pouaka

Support Worker (Kaitiaki) for Kāinga Rua

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